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Grilled Saffron Chicken

Yields1 Serving

 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, 3 ½ oz. each
 ¼ tsp. crushed saffron threads
 ¼ c. boiling water
 1 Tbsp. grated onion
 (Saffron threads are available at gourmet grocery stores and ethnic specialty stores such as Spanish, Indian and Persian.)

Note: Wear gloves to prevent saffron from staining hands.)


Place saffron in a shallow bowl and pour boiling water over; set aside for 5 minutes.


Add grated onion and stir.


Place the chicken breasts in the bowl and turn to coat with marinade.


Cover and place in refrigerator overnight, turning at least once.


To cook, place on a hot coal or gas grill and bar-b-que until chicken is done.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 116
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g2%
Total Carbohydrate 15g5%
Protein 23g46%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.